Collings SoCo Deluxe Custom Vintage White with Bigbsy Tremolo ID-7171 - Artisan Guitars
Collings SoCo Deluxe Custom Vintage White with Bigbsy Tremolo ID-7171 - Artisan Guitars
Collings SoCo Deluxe Custom Vintage White with Bigbsy Tremolo ID-7171 - Artisan Guitars
Collings SoCo Deluxe Custom Vintage White with Bigbsy Tremolo ID-7171 - Artisan Guitars
Collings SoCo Deluxe Custom Vintage White with Bigbsy Tremolo ID-7171 - Artisan Guitars
Collings SoCo Deluxe Custom Vintage White with Bigbsy Tremolo ID-7171 - Artisan Guitars
Collings SoCo Deluxe Custom Vintage White with Bigbsy Tremolo ID-7171 - Artisan Guitars
Collings SoCo Deluxe Custom Vintage White with Bigbsy Tremolo ID-7171 - Artisan Guitars
Collings SoCo Deluxe Custom Vintage White with Bigbsy Tremolo ID-7171 - Artisan Guitars

Collings SoCo Deluxe Custom Vintage White with Bigbsy Tremolo ID-7171

Collings SoCo Deluxe Custom Vintage White with Bigbsy Tremolo

Named after Austin's funky and eclectic South Congress Avenue, the Collings SoCo Deluxe is all about attitude. This model brings in elements from both the I-35 and CL models to create a unique hybrid that is all its own. Who says you can't have your cake and eat it too?

This custom Soco Dlx features a fully carved mahogany top with f-holes over a mahogany back and sides with an inset maple center block. The Mahogany top provides a darker, warmer tone than the maple tops will produce (see our City Limits comparisons).

The rich tone and resonance of this guitar is astonishing, even without being plugged in. Notes are effortlessly articulated, responding to your ever command. The unique hand set mortise and tenon neck joint reflects Bill Collings philosophy – ingenuity and functionality. The angled shape of the joint fits perfectly in your palm. Reaching for the 21st fret is effortless; unlike any electric we’ve played before.

This Custom Soco Deluxe features a gorgeous Vintage White finish and many custom appointments such as Parallelogram Inlays, a Flared Peghead, Bigsby Tremolo, and Black/White Top Purfling.

This Collings Soco Deluxe features twin TV Jones Filter-tron Classic pickups, instead of the standard two humbuckers. TV Jones has been building such fine quality reproductions of Gretsch type pickups that they started using his creations in all of their high end guitars. These pickups reproduce the look, feel, and tone of the classic 50's Gretsch guitars heard on many a Nashville session recording. The bridge has "the" twang tone to put all others to shame. Rock-a-billy, country, swing, jazz, and the list can go on and on, this guitar just sounds as good as it feels & looks!

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Collings SoCo Deluxe

Specifications:

Shipping Weight: 68 lbs

Serial: SOCO12368

Top Wood: Mahogany

Back Wood: Mahogany

Nut Width: 1 11/16"

Scale: 24 7/8"

Inlays: Custom Parellelograms

Neck Wood: Mahogany

Fretboard: Rosewood 12" Fingerboard radius

Nut Material: Tusq

Bridge: Tonepros AVR-II bridge and tailpiece

Tuners: Nickel Gotoh SG301 tuners w/ vintage-style buttons 1:18 ratio

Purfling: Custom Black / White Top Purfling

Body Binding: Ivoroid

Fretboard Binding: Ivoroid

Headstock Binding: Ivoroid

Headstock Shape: Deluxe Flared Headestock

Headstock Overlay: Ebony

Headstock Inlay: Collings Logo

Frets To Body: 16

Neck Profile: Medium-Fat "C" neck shape

Body Depth: 1 5/8"

Lower Bout Width: 15"

Body Length: 19"

Total Length: 40 1/4"

Pickup(s): 2 X TV Jones

Pickup Controls: Custom ivoroid pickup rings and top hat knobs

Case: Hardshell Case Included

Misc. 1: Bigbsy Tremolo

Misc. 2: Fully adjustable truss rod

Misc. 3: 1950's style wiring scheme

Misc. 4: CTS 500K pots and Xicon caps

Misc. 5: Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire

Misc. 6: Switchcraft toggle switch and output jack

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